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March 12, 2018, 5am PDT
If the rezoning of single-family neighborhoods succeeds in Minneapolis as part of its ongoing Comprehensive Plan process, we could be looking at one of the most ambitious pro-development zoning schemes in the country.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
February 20, 2018, 7am PST
Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender thinks the political calculus has changed for inclusionary zoning—but some critics think inclusionary zoning will be too little too late to make a difference for the city's affordable housing stock.
February 14, 2018, 12pm PST
A planned extension of the Metro Blue Line north from Minneapolis depended on eight miles of BNSF track.
CBS Minnesota
February 10, 2018, 9am PST
Communities are having more conversations about equity, engaging with the topic in a variety of ways, from human resources management to parks planning. However, there are other planning areas that have not clearly addressed equity.
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council
February 9, 2018, 1pm PST
Five years ago, Minneapolis rolled back parking requirements near transit. Since then, construction is up, rents are down, and the look of projects in these places has changed.
Nick Magrino
February 8, 2018, 2pm PST
Light rail ridership increased in 2017 in Minneapolis and St. Paul, despite a decline in bus ridership.
Star Tribune
February 4, 2018, 11am PST
Minneapolis officials are touting Super Bowl LII as "the most transit-reliant Super Bowl ever played."
Smart Cities Dive
February 4, 2018, 9am PST
This isn't a joke about the Philadelphia Eagles. This story is about the deadly consequences of planning and architecture decisions.
USA Today
February 4, 2018, 7am PST
Urbanists and planners might consider looking at the development outside U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Super Bowl Sunday. Gone are the vast parking lots surrounding the Metrodome, replaced with mixed use and a popular park, the Commons.
The New York Times
February 4, 2018, 5am PST
When the Eagles and the Patriots face off this weekend, they'll do it at Minneapolis' U.S. Bank Stadium, a billion-dollar venue that "aspires to more than football."
The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 24, 2018, 2pm PST
The sprawling locations where new hospitals are built in Minnesota provides insight for nationwide trends, and share traits with the siting of new schools
January 17, 2018, 12pm PST
Oregon was the first to conduct a pilot program in 2006, followed by California and Colorado last year. With financial backing from the U.S. DOT, at least four more states are exploring charging by the mile driven rather than the fuel burned.
January 12, 2018, 2pm PST
The Metropolitan Planning Council offers guidance on how regional planning efforts around the Twin Cities should address the connections between land use and transit.
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council
January 12, 2018, 6am PST
To get diverse developers involved, the Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development has released a request for proposals from diverse and women-owned developers.
Next City
January 11, 2018, 5am PST
The plug has been pulled on an ongoing study into the feasibility of higher speed rail service between the Twin Cities in Minnesota and Milwaukee in Wisconsin. Wisconsin wasn't supporting the project; now Minnesota isn't either.
December 25, 2017, 7am PST
Details of the ongoing testing and experimentation of an autonomous shuttle bus called Minnie at a facility north of the Twin Cities.
December 23, 2017, 11am PST
A new book of maps, photographs, and essays considers the rich historic legacy of land use and transportation on and around the Great Lakes.
December 23, 2017, 7am PST
Minneapolis bus drivers who have been victims of 72 felony assaults since 2010, have long sought to improve what they call unsafe working conditions.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
December 22, 2017, 2pm PST
Julia Wolfe, planning specialist for the Ramsey County Public Health, lays out some suggestions to plan for aging population.
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council